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African Studies immersion

The immersion in African studies enables students to gain knowledge about African societies, cultures, histories, and modern political realities, and diasporic communities in different parts of the world. 

Notes about this immersion:

  • This immersion is closed to students who are majoring in international and global studies who have chosen a specialization in African studies.
  • At least one course must be taken from either INGS, ANTH, or SOCI. Topics in Global Literature (ENGL 416) may be substituted when the topic is Caribbean literature. 
  • Students are required to complete at least one course at the 300-level or above as part of the immersion. 
Choose three of the following:
   ANTH-225    Globalizing Africa
   ANTH-310    African Film and Popular Culture
   ANTH-345    Genocide and Post-Conflict Justice
   ANTH-365    Culture and Politics in the Middle East
   ANTH-410    Global Cities
   ANTH-430    Visual Anthropology
   FNRT-323    Survey of African-American Music
   FNRT-371    African-American Art
   HIST-245    American Slavery and Freedom
   INGS-210/HIST-210    Culture and Politics in Urban Africa
   INGS-310/HIST-310    Global Slavery and Human Trafficking
   SOCI-210    African-American Culture
   SOCI-220    Minority Group Relations
   SOCI-250    Globalization and Security
   SOCI-315    Global Exiles of War and Terror
   SOCI-255    Disaster, Public Health Crisis and Global Responses